The Importance of a Dryer Exhaust Cover

dryer vent-cover

Problems Bird Nests Can Cause:


  • Added kindling materials that can cause a dryer fire
  • Improper venting
  • Complete blockage

Learn More: Dust Bunnies are Pyromaniacs 

Dryer Exhaust Cover Peace of Mind

In 2010, the National Fire Protection Agency reported more than 15,000 dryer vent fires in North America.  This is a tragic statistic that many of us assume we will never fall within.  No matter how often the screen is cleaned, lint still gets past it and builds up in the exhaust system.  Another common issue in regards to dryer exhaust blockage is the lack of a proper bird guard on the dryer exhaust.

Read On: Increase Dryer Vent Safety With Lint Alert

Many times, a blockage on the dryer exhaust is created when a birds seeks the perfect place to build their nest and determines your vent point as such.  Through the gathering of twigs, leaves, and other materials; that sweet little bird has now added kindling materials and created a blockage in the exit point of your dryer exhaust.  Installing a proper cover to your dryer exhaust exit point, allows you peace of mind that no extra blockage or materials enter the exhaust which helps prevent dryer fire.

Roof Termination: DryerJack

“Zero airflow restriction is achieved thanks to the combination of a unique curved damper, larger vent opening, and collar placement.  Allowing the dryer to perform at peak efficiency helps reduce lint buildup and it keeps dryer times low which reduces wear and tear and saves energy.”

Wall Termination: Dryer Wall Vent

“Engineered for a quick, perfect fit for both vent replacement and new construction, this stylish and durable enclosure meets or exceeds all code requirements for safe dryer venting.  Heavy steel construction, that is galvanized and powder coated provides extra levels of protection against the elements.”

About AmeriClean, Inc.

AmeriClean, Inc was established in 1986 by Bob Eriks in a small warehouse as a provider of Fire Damage Restoration for Northwest Indiana.  Fast forward to today and AmeriClean’s services include CarpetUpholsteryAir Duct,  Area RugCeramic Tile Cleaning; as well as: Water Damage Restoration,Fire Damage Restoration and Mold Remediation.  With 30 years of experience, AmeriClean, Inc. is now a leading name in water, fire and restoration services for both residential and commercial properties.  For more information, visit our website or call 800.654.9101.

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